Download e-book for iPad: Aiken's Sporting Life (Images of America) by Jane Page Thompson,Linda Knox McLean

By Jane Page Thompson,Linda Knox McLean

In 1869, newspaper articles touted Aiken as a future health and delight hotel with the world�s biggest wood lodge. Swirling social existence and carrying motion endured throughout the warfare years, while the ladies of society carried on neighborhood traditions. In 1950, Aiken was once bustling with scientists and engineers who relocated to paintings on the Savannah River web site. The final half the 20 th century observed swelling crowds at polo fits, steeplechase races, fox hunts, golfing classes, and cultural amusements. within the early twenty first century, many Aiken carrying traditions mark milestone anniversaries. on the heart of every little thing is Hitchcock Woods, a forest paradise, pine-topped cathedral, and equestrian playground that continues to be open year-round. The Hitchcock Woods beginning was once confirmed to shield this treasure in the center of Aiken. The Aiken Horse exhibit, held every one spring, and Blessing of the Hounds, hung on Thanksgiving, are of the main respected of Aiken�s carrying traditions.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aiken's Sporting Life (Images of America) PDF

Best history of sports books

New PDF release: Gretzky to Lemieux: The Story of the 1987 Canada Cup

Gretzky, Lemieux, Messier, Coffey, Fuhr, all at the comparable staff — of their best. the best selection of hockey expertise ever assembled, taking part in the video games in their lives. 3 epic 6-5 contests among Canada and the Soviet Union determined the ’87 Canada Cup. Canada evened the sequence, after the Soviets received online game 1, whilst Gretzky’s 5th help of the sport manage Lemieux’s hat trick, finishing online game 2 in double additional time.

New PDF release: Gridiron Gauntlet: The Story of the Men Who Integrated Pro

12 months earlier than Jackie Robinson broke the colour line in significant league baseball in 1947, 4 black avid gamers joined the Cleveland Browns and l. a. Rams to develop into the 1st specialist soccer gamers of African-American descent within the glossy period. whereas blacks had performed on specialist groups within the early days of professional soccer, none had joined a workforce on account that 1934.

Download PDF by Tim Holland: Sports Talk Radio Is A Waste of Time (And so is This Book):

Activities speak Radio Is A Waste of Time (And so is that this Book): a typical feel examine the activities international prior and Presentby: Tim Holland

Download e-book for kindle: Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and by Karen Crouse

The extreme tale of the small Vermont city that has most probably produced extra Olympians in step with capita than the other position within the country—and whose electorate supply a version for reaching excellence whereas best a well-rounded existence. Norwich, a captivating Vermont city of approximately 3 thousand citizens, has despatched an athlete to nearly each wintry weather Olympics for the previous thirty years—and thrice that athlete has lower back with a medal.

Additional resources for Aiken's Sporting Life (Images of America)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Aiken's Sporting Life (Images of America) by Jane Page Thompson,Linda Knox McLean

by Thomas

Rated 4.36 of 5 – based on 4 votes

Author: admin